Osama bin Laden’s “Letter to America” – 16 Years Later

Why they will destroy, have destroyed, and will continue to destroy… The following is the full text of Osama bin Laden’s ‘letter to America,’  published on November 24,  2002 in the London Observer. It had first appeared in Arabic on various Muslim Jihad sites that were supportive of bin Laden, and was translated and circulated by British Islamists. Highlights have been added […]

DARREL SMITH: Islam ideology not a minor threat

Published Mobridge Tribune, December 30, 2015 Senator Lindsey Graham, a former Republican Presidential candidate and hawk against the Islamic State said, “This is a religious war between radical Islam and the rest of the world and there is only one way you are going to win this war. Help people in Islam who reject radical […]

DARREL SMITH: Should these numbers be disturbing

Published Mobridge Tribune December 16, 2015 Why wouldn’t Islamic terrorists continue to attack us? Consider their gains since Sept. 11, 2001. Since 9/11 we’ve lost about 6,000 killed and 50,000 wounded. We have committed about $4 to $6 trillion or $50,000 to $75,000 per household to overturn corrupt dictators in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya and Syria. The resulting […]

DARREL SMITH: Is media using a fatal form of political correctness?

Published Mobridge Tribune December 23, 2015 I am troubled about the California Farook and Malik terror attack. The House Homeland Security Committee’s Rep. Jim Langevin (D-RI) says, “Everyone’s asking the same questions about how it is that law enforcement didn’t know, or intelligence officials didn’t know.” I am very troubled after a friend shared with me information […]

MATT BARBER: A Christian Response to the Syrian Refugee Crisis

A Christian Response to the Syrian Refugee Crisis By J. Matt Barber “It isn’t so much that liberals are ignorant. It’s just that they know so many things that aren’t so.” – Ronald Reagan What was President Obama’s immediate and instinctive response to this month’s Islamic terror attacks in Paris? Did he offer prayers for […]

MATT BARBER: U.S. Funnels Billions to Child-Beheading ‘Freedom Fighters’

By J. Matt Barber It’s hard to tell the good guys from the bad guys anymore. You’ve seen it in the news. It has shocked and horrified the civilized world. Christians and Yazidis, by the thousands, are fleeing for their lives in Iraq, Syria and elsewhere as devout followers of the “prophet” Muhammad, aka, the […]

9-Year-old Christina Taylor Green; 9/11 Hope, Victim in Tucson

.IN all the rhetoric about who is to blame for the shooting, there has been little talk about 9-year-old Christina Taylor Green. Her Grandfather, Dallas Green, who managed the Phillies to the World Series in 1980 and one of the few men to manage both the Yankees and the Mets, was confused when his wife, […]

“They try to Kill us.”

. Christian Father and Daughter in Egypt: “They try to Kill us.”Muslim Violence and Persecutaion against Christians in Egypt is getting worse every month. They aren’t allowed to hold Government office, women are being forced to marry and convert to Islam, and last month, 100 Christian teenagers were arrested for no other reason than being […]

A reflection on Osama bin Laden’s “Letter to America” – Part II: Main Tenets of Islamic Belief

In November of 2002, a letter purported to have been written by Osama bin Laden, famous leader of  the  Islamic terrorist group Al Qaeda, was posted in the UK’s Observer. The letter first appeared on the internet in Arabic on websites that support Osama bin Laden and his Al Qaeda network and then was translated and circulated […]